Social Security Disability & SSI Basic Facts

Understanding Social Security Disability (SSD)—An Overview of the Basics

By / January 2, 2017 / Social Security Disability & SSI Basic Facts / 484 Comments

Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about Social Security Disability and learn where to get help with your Social Security Disability claim.... Read more

What is disability according to Social Security Disability law?

By / March 3, 2016 / Social Security Disability & SSI Basic Facts / 115 Comments

Learn about disability as defined by the Social Security Administration and see how working while disabled fits into getting Social Security disability. ... Read more

Social Security Disability Insurance: A Complete Guide

By / October 24, 2016 / Social Security Disability & SSI Basic Facts / 14 Comments

This overview of the Social Security Disability program explains who may qualify to receive benefits, how the process works, how much you'll receive and when.... Read more

More Frequently-Asked Questions about Social Security Disability Benefits

By / October 24, 2016 / Social Security Disability & SSI Basic Facts / No Comments

What do all the abbreviations and initials mean? ALJ is an Administrative Law Judge. They are involved in the appeals process. CE is a Consultative Examination. You may be asked to take one, to confirm the extent of your disability. CSRS is the Civil Service Retirement System, which covered federal government workers up until 1983. […]... Read more

What kinds of Social Security disability benefits might I qualify for?

By / March 3, 2016 / Social Security Disability & SSI Basic Facts / 138 Comments

Learn about the requirements for eligibility for Social Security Disability, and about the three groups of people who may qualify.... Read more

Social Security Disability Requirements: How to Qualify for SSD

By / October 24, 2016 / Social Security Disability & SSI Basic Facts / 42 Comments

Learn here if you meet Social Security Disability's strict requirements to collect a monthly check. These four questions answer who qualifies and who doesn't.... Read more

How can I tell if I will meet Social Security Disability requirements?

By / March 3, 2016 / Social Security Disability & SSI Basic Facts / 153 Comments

Find out why your doctor doesn’t always know if you meet Social Security Disability requirements and learn how a talk with an attorney may be helpful.... Read more

Do I have to be permanently disabled to get Social Security Disability benefits?

By / March 3, 2016 / Social Security Disability & SSI Basic Facts / 45 Comments

Learn how you can get Social Security Disability benefits when your disability is not permanent and see how long you have to be disabled to get benefits. ... Read more

Do I have to be completely incapacitated to get Social Security Disability?

By / March 3, 2016 / Social Security Disability & SSI Basic Facts / 136 Comments

Learn how you don’t have to be completely incapacitated to get Social Security disability and how you can to work for pay even while receiving benefits.... Read more

Must I stop working before I can apply for Social Security Disability (SSD)?

By / March 3, 2016 / Social Security Disability & SSI Basic Facts / 595 Comments

Learn when you can apply for Social Security Disability benefits while you are still working and see how work earnings relate to your eligibility. ... Read more

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